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Department of Biological Science

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BioNotes, 15-02-02


February 2 through February 6, 2015

Monday, February 2, 3:00 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "From genes to genomes: phylogeography and evolution of marine fishes," Michelle R. Gaither, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University, Durham, UK. Host: Dr. Emily H. DuVal. Dr. Gaither is a candidate for a Coastal and Marine Initiative faculty position. Seminar time and location subject to change.

Tuesday, February 3, 11:00 am, PDB A211—NEUROSCIENCE / BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Regulation of neuronal form and function in genetic models of mTOR hyperactivation," Dr. Matthew Weston, Department of Pediatrics-Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. Dr. Weston is a candidate for a Brain Initiative faculty position. He will also give an informal 'chalk talk' on current research at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 4, in 2057 KIN.

Tuesday, February 3, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY STUDENT SEMINAR, "Biochemical characterization of the GKRP-GK regulatory process," Juliana Martinez, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Brian G. Miller.

Thursday, February 5, 12:00 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "What organismal movement can teach us about ecological dynamics," Dr. Andrew Hein, Princeton University. Host: Dr. Nora Underwood. Dr. Hein is a candidate for a Coastal and Marine Initiative faculty position.

Thursday, February 5, 1:15 pm, 3075 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "What's another 30,000 transcripts? Alternative splicing news about maize gene regulation: discussion of http://www.plantcell.org/content/26/9/3472 Thatcher et al., Plant Cell, 2014," Dr. Hank W. Bass, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, February 5, 3:30 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE FACULTY MEETING.

Thursday, February 5, 4:00 pm, 1400 MSB—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS, TBA, Dr. Ana Maria Lopez, Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Arizona College of Medicine & Medical Director, Arizona Telemedicine Program.. Host: Dr. Ricardo J. Gonzalez-Rothi, Department of Clinical Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Thursday, February 5, 7:00 pm, 1024 KIN—FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY MEETING, "Pollination strategies," Dr. Bill Boothe, Florida Master Naturalist Instructor, and Photographer, Natureinfocus.com. Related events with the FNPS: February 7th: Hike with the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, part of the Wildlife Heritage and Outdoor Festival; call 850-925-6121 to register. February 14th: Visit Wolf Creek Preserve near Cairo, http://www.flwildflowers.com/wolfcreek/. Email magnoliachapter@gmail.com for details.

Friday, February 6, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR--CANCELLED, No seminar.

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